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New Strategies in Sexual Harassment Investigations

NYCLA’s In House and Outside Counsel Committee


Date: October 24, 2019

Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM (EST)

Location: New York, NY

Brie Kluytenaar will be speaking on best practices when investigating claims of sexual harassment, strategies for achieving diversity, inclusion and elimination of bias, and for litigating such claims.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Who is an appropriate investigator
  • What is the appropriate scope of the investigation
  • Conducting witness interviews
  • Gathering and retaining documentary evidence; Confidentiality
  • Closing the investigation
  • Next steps: Mediation; Severance; Settlement agreements
  • Litigation; Regulatory issues

The panel will be lead by Program Chair, Richard B. Friedman, Richard Friedman PLLC and will also feature the following speakers:

  • Celine J. Chan, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Todd H. Girshon, Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Lisa Lupion, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Eric Raphan, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP